Episode 2:Traditional Martial Art Wing Tsun
Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest cultures. Important components include ceramics, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, literature, architecture and Chinese charactersare world famous. In order to offer a full experience and a deeper understanding to Chinese culture, a series of activities of “Experiencing China”has been launched, including tea-savoring, one of the oldest instrument of China—Guqin, traditional Chinese painting, martial art Wing Tsun, paper-cutting, Weiqi (go chess) and calligraphy, etc.
Wing Tsun, aka Wing Chun, is a traditional martial art of China. Comparing to other Chinese martial arts, it focuses on subduing the opponent as soon as possible, which aims to minimize the harm brought on to oneself. It is a scientific and practical boxing technique with fast punchingand intense defense, simultaneousattack and defense, flexible force and strength, and minimum effort-costing. It was listed as national intangible cultural heritage since 2011.
Bruce Leeapprenticed with the famous Wing Tsun master Ye Wen when he was young and weak. He studied in America when he was 18 and founded “Zhen Fan Maritial Arts Club”to teach Chinese martial arts, during which he devoted himself to it and absorbed the essencefrom both Chineseand foreign martial arts and founded Jeet Kune Do. Bruce Lee returned to Hong Kong in 1971 and engaged in film and television work. He did many world-famous Chinese Kung Fu movies and was known as “The King of Kung Fu”.
International WingTsun Association is founded in 1971 by Liang Ting, an apprentice of Ye Wen, in Hong Kong. IWTA now has more than 4000 branched in 65 countries and regions with about 2 million students.Now we are very honored to have the coaches from International WingTsun Association, Xi’an Branch, in Silk Road Cultural Street this Friday to give us a FREE Wing Tsun lesson! Let’s uncover the mystery veil of Chinese Kung Fu and have an authentic experience of Wing Tsun together!
May 26th, Friday, 4:00-6:00pm
Silk Road Cultural Street, Tang West Market
Application Deadline：17:00pm, May 25th
Registration：Ms.MENG Haoyue,18291828912, Room 719, International College.